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Assistant professor of bioinformatics, Jingwen Yan

A $428,244 NIH grant will enable Yan to explore genetic basis of Alzheimer’s

Jingwen Yan, an assistant professor of bioinformatics at the IU School of Informatics and Computing at IUPUI, has received a $428,244 National Institutes of Health R21 grant to explore the genetic basis of Alzheimer’s-altered brain connectivity from a novel perspective by studying the genetic coordination underlying brain connectivity.

More about Yan’s Alzheimer’s study